Comet 2013R1 Lovejoy on early morning of Nov 23, 2013


Date & Time: Nov 22 2013, from 27:57 to 28:09 JST(+0900)
Composed 12 shots with 1min. exposed
Optical: TAKAHASHI 16cm(6.3") epsilon (f=530mm, F3.3)
with IDAS LPS-P2-FF light-pollution suppression filter
Auto-guided with TAKAHASHI EM-200 Equatorial
Digital Camera: Canon EOS 550D (Remodeled)
Location: Kujihama, Hitachi city, Ibaraki pref.

Camera Settings: Recording format...14bit CCD-RAW, converted to 16bit TIFF(5184×3456)
Sensitivity...ISO800






Date & Time: Nov 22 2013, from 27:57 to 28:08 JST(+0900)
Composed 12 shots with 1min. exposed
Optical: BORG 60ED with a conversion lens (f=297mm, F5.0)
with BaaderPlanetarium Moon&Skyglow filter
Auto-guided with TAKAHASHI EM-200 Equatorial
Digital Camera: Canon EOS 600D (Remodeled)
Location: Kujihama, Hitachi city, Ibaraki pref.

Camera Settings: Recording format...14bit CCD-RAW, converted to 16bit TIFF(5184×3456)
Sensitivity...ISO1600




The comet 2013R1 Lovejoy in that day has positioned at a degree northwest of beta CVn, a 4th magnitude coma could be detected easily only with naked eyes. Although the night had a glittering moon, clear dust and ionized tails of the comet could be captured stretched toward out of the view field.
  The 1st image: View angle: 2.4×1.6°
  The 2nd image: Cropped with an equivalent f=400mm (View angle: 3.19×2.13°)





2013R1 Lovejoy on early morning of Nov 29, 2013

2013R1 Lovejoy on early morning of Nov 20, 2013


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